Lev Ponomarev: Three Trials - Three Parallels of Lies and Infamy

posted 4 Nov 2012, 11:09 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 4 Nov 2012, 11:53 ]
22 October, 2012

Source: Echo of Moscow Radio 

In a wonderful recent instalment of his radio show, which was dedicated to the October 14 supersonic free fall of Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, the writer and host Dmitry Bykov painted a picture of Russian society that is swiftly hurtling backwards. The “supersonic” reaction of the Putin regime — which, as in Soviet times, considers it a crime when citizens make any attempt to mobilize — shows us that we are, as it were, witnessing simultaneously a number of trials that were of great historical significance. [Read more